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Re-did my gopher hole a bit gopher:// some things are still broken.
Loved spending some of my afternoon with gophermaps though!

I don't know. Maybe it's time to make this public.

If you are trying to learn audio programming and DSP from scratch (like, *really* from scratch), these notes might be the place to start:

They were lecture notes for a student-led 1-credit audio programming course that I taught in the spring this year, but it's now a course for everyone. Some sections are still in revision, but the main contents are mostly complete.

It's probably more low level and UNIX-centric than most of the audio programming tutorials you can find, so don't expect to learn how to make an audio plugin using JUCE or how to make fancy GUIs etc. But maybe this can be a good thing.

1. you need to know basic C and UNIX shell utilities
2. it contains math, but at most calculus level

If you're in need of a quick VM (linux, windows or macos) this quickemu script is pretty cool

My mastodon filter list is sparse but effective, what's yours ?

Thought my keyboard was dying like left shift not working today, C not working yesterday and I just discovered that it has programmable layers and somehow it switched to a weird one :D

just a semi-regular reminder that I maintain a list of AP implementations and it sees infrequent update from time to time:

Better lists are available elsewhere such as the Awesome-Fediverse list or the Feneas/Fediverse.Party watchlist for activitypub apps:



Remember rumors on HN that said #OpenBSD wireless speed was limited to 650kbit/s? :flan_peek:​​ Pi is dying :( I'm moving everything to a VPS, expect disruptions

My uncle just finished 1.6 kg, 700 pages long dictionary of Northern Sami, a language spoken by around 20,000 speakers.

Sami are an indigenous people who have inhabited large parts of Northern Europe spanning from Russia to Norway for millenniums.

He has dedicated his life to advocate for their rights and preserve their languages and culture. This book is a major contribution in an effort to ensure that this ancient language will be passed on to future generations.

The rust tools I made to populate and gopher mirrors stopped working because of some SSL error and now I have to update everything like deps and code to have them run again, fun times ahead!

@binarycat your 9 software list is pretty impressive! I’ll add it to gemini:// if you don’t mind

Calculating digits of pi, in BBC Basic, on a PDP-11 running unix v6, emulated in the browser, with skeuomorphic realism. Including ker-thunk ker-thunk sound effects as you type.

see also


Hat-tip to JGH for the Basic port and website. And to aiju for the PDP11 Emulator and Pavel Krivanek for the ASR33 Teletype.

Tried to install haskell-stack on my Slackware current. After 3h of burning my CPU it told me nope… interesting

And KDE is pretty cool nowadays, hadn't tried it since KDE3 I believe and it works really fine I must say

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Back on Slackware, it was first distro I ever installed around 1997 and my first encounter with Linux. Can't believe it took me so long to come back to this cosy place

rob pike visits xerox parc, circa 1984. this is roughly contemporaneous with the cat -v paper, and the beginnings of the tupe book. if you ever find yourself wondering, “why is plan 9 the way it is,” there are clues here.

bonus: xerox dorado hardware manual

When you don’t create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. Your tastes only narrow and exclude people. so create.

— Why the Lucky Stiff

I keep getting job offers around blockchain stuff, too bad I really don’t believe/care about this. Just a fad or am I already an old fart?

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A Plan 9 oriented server.